Corn - calories, weight

Check glycemic index, fat, protein, dietary fiber and carbs

Also known as (other names): Maize

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How many calories in corn?

100g of corn has about 86 calories (kcal).

In particular, medium size corn (185 g) has about 159 calories.

It is about 7% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from medium size corn (185 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 3 apples
  • 2 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 1.5 slices of cheese
  • 1.5 slices of bread
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 8 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you would have to bike at least 23 minutes, swim for about 19 minutes or run for 16 minutes.

Calories in corn came from protein in 13%, from carbs in 75% and from fat in 12%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of corn.

Check compares of corn with other products from vegetables category:

corn - calories table

  • Medium size corn (185g)159 kcal
  • 10g of corn9 kcal
  • 20g of corn17 kcal
  • 50g of corn43 kcal
  • 100g of corn86 kcal
  • 200g of corn172 kcal
  • 500g of corn430 kcal

Corn - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 86 kcal
Carbs 18.7 gram
Protein 3.27 gram
Fat 1.35 gram

How much does a corn weight?

Medium size corn (edible part) weights about.185g.

Does corn make you fat and how it affect your weight?

Count of calories in corn is in middle point in comparsion to other products from vegetables category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, corn seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

There is a lot of vegetables with similar calories count. It can be for example sweet potatos, chard leaves or tomatoes.

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medium size corn (185 g) has:

159kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 23 min. Bike
Horse ride 29 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 15 min. Tennis
Run 16 min. Run
Swim 19 min. Swim
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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